Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

David Baddiel, Judith Kerr and David Walliams attended HarperCollins' annual Summer Party, which took place at the V&A on Wednesday 5th July. 


Editor Rachel Leyshon, author MG Leonard and Chicken House m.d. Barry Cunningham won the 2017 Branford Boase Award for debut novel Beetle Boy. The award was presented by previous winner Frances Hardinge on Wednesday 5th July.


Shooting Star Adam Gauntlett, Redwood Publishing Recruitment's Theresa Duncan and The Bookseller's Tom Tivnan were among the guests celebrating the Rising Stars Class of 2017 with afternoon tea at Soho House on Wednesday 5th July. 


Bloomsbury authors (from left) Reni Eddo-Lodge, Emma Glass, Eva Dolan, Madeline Miller and Roma Agrawal introduced their new books to booksellers at a spring highlights event held at My Bloomsbury in London on Tuesday 4th July.


Nick Serota spoke at the launch of The Reading Agency’s ‘Reading Well for people with long term conditions’ campaign, which took place at the Wellcome Trust in London on Monday 3rd July. 


Jason Ford and Laurence King Publishing celebrated the beginning of Ford’s summer residency at Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children’s Books in Newcastle with a series of workshops and live drawings, based around his Superhero books series. The events ran from Saturday 1st - Sunday 2nd July.


On Thursday 29th June, Julia Donaldson (second left) and Lydia Monks (centre) visited nine independent bookshops, including The Kew Bookshop, to celebrate both IBW and the publication of their latest title What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday (Macmillan Children’s Book). 


Rowena Macdonald (centre left) launched her novel The Threat Level Remains Severe (Aardvark Bureau) at Belgravia Books on Thursday 29th July. Macdonald is joined by the Belgravia Books Collective team (from left) Jimena Gorraez-Connolly, Jane Aitken and Emily Boyce.


Chorleywood Bookshop and Merchant Taylors’ School welcomed politician Nick Clegg on Wednesday 28th June, who signed copies of his new book Politics: Between the Extremes (Bodley Head) for the 600-strong crowd. Clegg is pictured alongside Chorleywood Bookshop owner Sheryl Shurville.